Biography

EDUCATION

Undergraduate

St Xavier's College, Mumbai, India (1999), Lifesciences/Biochemistry

Graduate School

Texas A & M University (2005), Genetics

Research Interest

  • Cancer Immunotherapy
  • Immuno-oncology
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
  • Utilizing Genomics and Single Cell Genomics to understand the role of immune system in context of Autoimmunity and Cancer

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

MIR205HG Is a Long Noncoding RNA that Regulates Growth Hormone and Prolactin Production in the Anterior Pituitary.
Du Q, Hoover AR, Dozmorov I, Raj P, Khan S, Molina E, Chang TC, de la Morena MT, Cleaver OB, Mendell JT, van Oers NSC, Dev. Cell 2019 Apr
Single-Cell RNA-Sequencing of Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells with ddSEQ.
Khan S, Kaihara KA, Methods Mol. Biol. 2019 1979 155-176
DNA polymerase-a regulates the activation of type I interferons through cytosolic RNA:DNA synthesis.
Starokadomskyy P, Gemelli T, Rios JJ, Xing C, Wang RC, Li H, Pokatayev V, Dozmorov I, Khan S, Miyata N, Fraile G, Raj P, Xu Z, Xu Z, Ma L, Lin Z, Wang H, Yang Y, Ben-Amitai D, Orenstein N, Mussaffi H, Baselga E, Tadini G, Grunebaum E, Sarajlija A, Krzewski K, Wakeland EK, Yan N, de la Morena MT, Zinn AR, Burstein E Nat. Immunol. 2016 Mar
Personalized Immunomonitoring Uncovers Molecular Networks that Stratify Lupus Patients.
Banchereau R, Hong S, Cantarel B, Baldwin N, Baisch J, Edens M, Cepika AM, Acs P, Turner J, Anguiano E, Vinod P, Kahn S, Obermoser G, Blankenship D, Wakeland E, Nassi L, Gotte A, Punaro M, Liu YJ, Banchereau J, Rossello-Urgell J, Wright T, Pascual V Cell 2016 Mar
Regulatory polymorphisms modulate the expression of HLA class II molecules and promote autoimmunity.
Raj P, Rai E, Song R, Khan S, Wakeland BE, Viswanathan K, Arana C, Liang C, Zhang B, Dozmorov I, Carr-Johnson F, Mitrovic M, Wiley GB, Kelly JA, Lauwerys BR, Olsen NJ, Cotsapas C, Garcia CK, Wise CA, Harley JB, Nath SK, James JA, Jacob CO, Tsao BP, Pasare C, Karp DR, Li QZ, Gaffney PM, Wakeland EK Elife 2016 Feb 5
RNA sequencing reveals the consequences of a novel insertion in dedicator of cytokinesis-8.
Khan S, Kuruvilla M, Hagin D, Wakeland B, Liang C, Vishwanathan K, Gatti RA, Torgersen TR, Abraham RS, Wakeland EK, van Oers NS, de la Morena MT J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 2016 Feb
Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolase Regulates Peripheral B Cell Receptor Revision, Polyreactivity, and B1 Cells in Lupus.
Pathak S, Kumar KR, Kanta H, Carr-Johnson F, Han J, Bashmakov A, Faure L, Ding H, Vanarsa K, Khan S, Li QZ, Chapman K, Wakeland EK, Mohan C J. Immunol. 2016 Jan
Cutting Edge: Inhibiting TBK1 by Compound II Ameliorates Autoimmune Disease in Mice.
Hasan M, Dobbs N, Khan S, White MA, Wakeland EK, Li QZ, Yan N J. Immunol. 2015 Oct
Activation of nuclear TR3 (NR4A1) by a diindolylmethane analog induces apoptosis and proapoptotic genes in pancreatic cancer cells and tumors.
Yoon K, Lee SO, Cho SD, Kim K, Khan S, Safe S Carcinogenesis 2011 Jun 32 6 836-42

Honors & Awards

  • MRA-SITC Young Investigator Award
    (2019)
  • George T. EDDS Award for Outstanding Graduate Student, Texas A & m University, College Station. TX
    (2005)
  • Department of Defense Predoctoral traineeship grant
    Breast Cancer Research Grant (2002-2005)
  • Scholarship for Academic Excellence
    (1992)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (2019)
  • The American Association of Immunologists (2017)
  • The American Society of Human Genetics (2010)
  • American Association for Cancer Research (2004)